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|This is the Blackbird Air Park in Palmdale, CA.|
Among others, you will find the SR-71A Blackbird, A-12 Blackbird, U-2D, and D-21 drone. The A-12 on display is Blackbird number one and first flew on 26 April 1962.
|Edwards Air Force Base – home of the Air Force Flight Test Center, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory. ||01/08/2006||1,219|
|The southern facility at Edwards was formerly home to the B-2 test team when the Northrop stealth bomber was undergoing flight testing at Edwards AFB. Early on in the program, the USAF wanted to try and keep the exact details of the B-2's planform secret. While the aircraft was publicly unveiled at Palmdale, it was only shown from the front and side and the upper surfaces were not visible. This...||10/03/2009||532|
|Quite near the SR-71 Blackbirds are two planes, one black, one white. Day and night reconaissance, perhaps.||07/22/2005||1,432|
|Here is no bombing range, it's the line for aerial photo targets.
|B-2 Spirit Steath Bomber at Edwards AFB in the Mojave Desert.||07/12/2005||30,328|
|A big compass in the sand of the California Desert at Edwards AFB.||07/17/2005||1,151|
|Here's a shot of a United States Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk on the ramp at Edwards Air Force Base in California.||06/26/2006||515|
|One old B-58 wreck near Edwards AFB. ||07/31/2005||1,085|
|Rocket launch platform at Edwards airforce base.||01/31/2006||989|
|THERE ARE DOZENS of aerial photo calibration targets across the USA, curious land-based two-dimensional optical artifacts used for the development of aerial photography and aircraft. They were made mostly in the 1950s and 1960s, though some apparently later than that, and many are still in use, though their history is obscure.|
This file contains Targets aligned along 20 miles close to Ed...
|The General Dynamics F-16XL is a derivative of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, with a cranked-arrow delta wing that is over twice the size of that of the standard F-16 wing. It was entered in the U.S. Air Force's Enhanced Tactical Fighter (ETF) competition but ultimately lost to the F-15E Strike Eagle. Several years after the prototypes were shelved, they were turned over to NASA for aeronautical stu...||10/08/2007||425|